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The Global Systems Laboratory of the Earth System Research Laboratories (ESRL) conducts world-class applied research.

Research today for better forecasts tomorrow.

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Thumbnail NOAA GSL experimental model predicts smoke movement from California fire

While the eastern seaboard deals with the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias, the Apple Fire in southern California is poised to send smoke across much of the southwest United States over the next few days. NOAA’s experimental HRRR-Smoke model predicts that by midnight on Wednesday, August 5, smoke from the Apple Fire will drift over Arizona, N...

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NOAA Super Computers

Experimental Projects

Explore experimental forecast guidance, decision support tools, and advanced visualization systems.

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NOAA / GSL Research

Research

Our research provides NOAA with tools and technology to support commerce and a weather-ready nation.

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Teams

Teams

Our five research teams work to develop and improve NOAA forecast operations.

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GSL's Mission

The Global Systems Laboratory (GSL) of the Earth System Research Laboratories (ESRL) conducts world-class applied research and directed development resulting in technology transfer of environmental data, models, products, and services that enhance environmental understanding with the outcome of supporting commerce, supporting National Weather Service (NWS) in protecting life and property, and promoting a scientifically literate public.